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Appendix 5.8: Tomosynthesis Compared to Ultrasound 157

Appendix 5.9: Tomosynthesis Performance in the Evaluation of Symptomatic Patients 157

Appendix 5.10: Clinical Considerations in Implementing Tomosynthesis 158

Appendix 5.11: One-View vs. Two-View Tomosynthesis 158

Appendix 5.12: Benefits of Combo-Mode Imaging 159

Appendix 5.13: Patient Dose and Risk/Benefit 159

Appendix 6: Cancer Treatment and Survivorship 160

Appendix 6.1: Female Breast Cancer 162

Appendix 6.1.1: Treatment and Survival after Breast Cancer 163

Appendix 6.1.2: Special Concerns of Breast Cancer Survivors 165

Appendix 6.2: Childhood Cancer 165

Appendix 6.3: Colon and Rectum Cancer 166

Appendix 6.4: Leukemias and Lymphomas 169

Appendix 6.5: Lung and Bronchus Cancer 173

Appendix 6.6: Melanoma 175

Appendix 6.7: Prostate Cancer 177

Appendix 6.8: Testicular Cancer 179

Appendix 6.9: Thyroid Cancer 182

Appendix 6.10: Urinary Bladder Cancer 183

Appendix 6.11: Uterine Corpus 185

Appendix 6.12: Challenges for Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients 187

Appendix 7: U.S. Spending on Cancer 201

Appendix 8: Reimbursement for Screening and Diagnostic Mammography in the U.S. 205

Appendix 8.1: Reimbursement Guidelines for Screening and Diagnostic Mammography 205

Appendix 8.2: Codes and Payment Rates 206

Appendix 8.3: Reimbursement Guidelines for Diagnostic MRI Imaging 207

Appendix 9: Integration of Digital Mammography on PACS 209

Appendix 9.1: Considerations in Deploying Digital Mammography 209


Figure 3.1: Breast Cancer Incidence Worldwide 22

Figure 3.2: Lifetime Risk of Breast Cancer Worldwide 23

Figure 3.3: Age-Specific Female Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates in the U.S. 26

Figure 3.4: Female Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates by Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. 27

Figure 3.5: Incidence Rates of In Situ Breast Cancer by Age in the U.S., 1975-2008 29

Figure 3.6: Incidence Rates of Invasive Breast Cancer by Age, 1975-2008 30

Figure 3.7: Breast Cancer in the U.S. by Race and Ethnicity, 1975-2008 31

Figure 3.8: Breast Cancer Incidence Rates by Tumor Size (=2.0 cm) and Race, 1989-2008 32

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